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Higher Education in the Digital Age

William G Bowen 2013

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  • Title:
    Higher Education in the Digital Age
  • Author: William G Bowen
  • Subjects: Education, Higher -- Effect of technological innovations on -- United States; Education, Higher -- United States -- Data processing; Information technology; Education, Higher -- Computer network resources; Education, Higher -- Effect of technological innovations on; Internet in higher education; Education; Social Sciences; Theory & Practice of Education; Electronic books
  • Description: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; Part 1. Costs and Productivity in Higher Education; Cost Trends, the "Cost Disease," and Productivity in Higher Education; Factors Other Than the Cost Disease Pushing Up Educational Costs; Affordability; Is There a Serious Problem-Even a Crisis?; Notes; Part 2. Prospects for an Online Fix; Background; The Lack of Hard Evidence; The Need for Customizable, Sustainable Platforms (or Tool Kits); The Need for New Mindsets-and Fresh Thinking about Decision-Making; What Must We Retain?
    Appendix: The Online Learning LandscapeNotes; Discussion by Howard Gardner; Discussion by John Hennessy; William G. Bowen's Responses to Discussion Session Comments; Discussion by Andrew Delbanco; Discussion by Daphne Koller; William G. Bowen's Responses to Discussion Session Comments; INDEX
    Two of the most visible and important trends in higher education today are its exploding costs and the rapid expansion of online learning. Could the growth in online courses slow the rising cost of college and help solve the crisis of affordability? In this short and incisive book, William G. Bowen, one of the foremost experts on the intersection of education and economics, explains why, despite his earlier skepticism, he now believes technology has the potential to help rein in costs without negatively affecting student learning. As a former president of Princeton University, an economist,
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press
  • Creation Date: 2013
  • Format: 1 online resource (193 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-299-28141-9;ISBN1-4008-4720-6
  • OCLC Number: 836557413
    899002411
    830169723
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